NEMA Updates ANSI C136 Series of Lighting Standards

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NEMA, Rosslyn, Va., has updated the ANSI C136 series of standards for roadway and area lighting equipment. Nine standards have been reaffirmed and one has been revised. The series is made up of a total of 31 standards and is maintained by the ANSI C136 committee. Reaffirmed:

  • ANSI C136.1-2004 (R2009), "Filament Lamps—A Guide for Selection"
  • ANSI C136.2-2004 (R2009), "Luminaire Voltage Classification"
  • ANSI C136.4-2003 (R2009), "Series Sockets and Series-Socket Receptacles"
  • ANSI C136.5-2003 (R2009), "Film Cutouts"
  • ANSI C136.13-2004 (R2009), "Metal Brackets for Wood Poles"
  • ANSI C136.14-2004 (R2009), "Elliptically Shaped, Enclosed Side-Mounted Luminaires for Horizontal-Burning High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Lamps"
  • ANSI C136.19-2004 (R2009). "High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) and Retrofit HPS Lamps for Mercury Ballasts—Guide for Selection"
  • ANSI C136.21-2004 (R2009), "Vertical Tenons Used with Post Top-Mounted Luminaires"
  • ANSI C136.26-2003 (R2009), "Troubleshooting Guide for High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) Luminaires"
Revised:
  • ANSI C136.16-2009, "Enclosed, Post Top-Mounted Luminaires"
To view the contents and scope of any ANSI C136 standard, or to purchase a hardcopy or electronic copy, visit NEMA's Web site. Prices for the above standards range from $27 to $42.
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